Getting Started

Getting Started

Adoption is a process that includes several stages of readiness. First, call and set up a free orientation with us.  This meeting will take about an hour and a half, during which you will learn about your options, the necessary paperwork, some of the legal issues involved in the adoption process and much more. The initial step to the adoption process is to complete an ACPA application, references and background checks.  Once approval is determined, next is the home study process. The home study consists of various paperwork, physician’s exams, and financial information.  A caseworker from ACPA will visit your home on two separate occasions to conduct a home safety check as well as to interview you and any other individuals that may live with you.  This process not only allows us to get to know you, but also helps us to begin to accurately assess your home and circumstances.  All information gathered is compiled into a report that we present as a candid portrayal of your home and family. Once the home study is completed and approved, you are considered an official pre-adoptive family ready for matching and placement.  Not only does God clearly love and care for you as part of His own family, but once you start working with Adoption Connection, PA, you become part of our family as well.  We will care for you, pray for you, and joyfully welcome your child(ren) into our fold.

James 1:18 It was a happy day for Him when He gave us our new lives, through the truth of His Word, and we became, as it were, the first members of His new family.

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